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Youth STOMP showcase comes to Toronto’s Sony Centre

For the 12th year in a row, Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts will be home to one of the city’s largest urban dance showcases this Sunday. The STOMP...


Winners and losers: Toronto casino debate

The idea of a casino in downtown Toronto was dead on arrival. However, the special meeting at city hall on May 21, which also saw council vote against any gambling...


Kensington businesses fear franchise competition

For many, the cold weather means no longer walking to one’s destination and switching to other modes of transport, but a persistent few continue to detour through Kensington on foot...


Charitable European trend comes to Ontario

Supplying a hot cup of coffee on a cold day to someone in need has become easier as the European movement ‘caffe sospeso’ comes to Ontario. ‘Caffe sospeso’, or ‘suspended...


Korea Town hosts heritage walk

The city of Toronto, it’s often said, finds its identity in diversity. Diversity Our Strength: it’s our official motto. It is an idea that seems impossible to overstate. But, walking...


Night Shift

Night Shift   How I bring to work The meaninglessness of time: Thin the growing line.     © – Anthony Leclair 2013 © – Image by Magda Wolak....


Freelance Streets

Freelance Streets A residual of a memory clings like sunrise on a dirty street. If you could hear the horns howl, you wouldn’t mind it. But it’s all too dangerous,...


From the archives: A profile on Toronto artist Justin Blayney

Sweptmedia.ca interviewed Justin Blayney roughly a year ago and as a tribute to his upcoming showing at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit at Nathan Philips Square, we have brought back...